“We explore the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could push the Earth System toward a planetary threshold that, if crossed, could prevent stabilization of the climate at intermediate temperature rises and cause continued warming on a “Hothouse Earth” pathway even as human emissions are reduced.” Read the whole article from PNAS here >
Designed to enable zero emission running for marine vessels, Volvo Penta has unveiled a hybrid concept for its IPS propulsion system. The electric-only mode allows entry into environmentally sensitive zones, as well as offering enhanced onboard comfort and boat handling characteristics.
When buying an electric outboard motor in Sweden the Swedish government grants private persons up to 10.000 SEK. The engine must have an effect of at least 1.000 Watts. Read more on Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (in Swedish) >